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Freakonomics

A Better Way to Eat REBRAODCAST Full Transcript

[MUSIC: Tony Flynn, “Star Spangled Banner”] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey podcast listeners … hope you’re having, or have already had, a great Fourth of July. When you think of Independence Day, w...

A Better Way to Eat: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

This week's Freakonomics Radio episode is a rebroadcast of the episode "A Better Way to Eat" (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media...

Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called "Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees?" (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or lis...

Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? Full Transcript

DUBNER: Hey Levitt, pretend for a minute you’ve decided to open up a restaurant. Can you imagine that? LEVITT: Sure, easy, easy to imagine something like that. DUBNER: Would you enjoy it? LEV...

Make Me a Match: A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called "Make Me a Match." (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also re...

Make Me a Match Full Transcript

[MUSIC: Greg Ruby, “Someone Told Me Your Secret” (from The Rhythm Runners)] Al ROTH: Okay, I’m Al Roth and I’m a professor of economics at Stanford. Stephen J. DUBNER: For many year...

Making Sex Offenders Pay — and Pay and Pay and Pay Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Making Sex Offenders Pay — and Pay and Pay and Pay” [MUSIC: Donvision; “Indian Summer”] Jake SWARTZ: Hey guys. So I just f...

Making Sex Offenders Pay — and Pay and Pay and Pay: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

The gist of this episode: Sure, sex crimes are horrific, and the perpetrators deserve to be punished harshly. But society keeps exacting costs -- out-of-pocket and otherwise -- long after the pris...

Do We Owe This Boyfriend an Apology?

We recently received the following e-mail from Yu Chen, a 29-year-old engineer supervisor in California who moved to the U.S. from China when she was 16. I listened to the episode on diamonds and a...

Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do?” [MUSIC: Milan Grajetzki, “A Fistful of Soul” (from Good Life)] Stephen J. DU...